Chapel news and training classes

Classes and training

The American Red Cross will be holding CPR and first aid training from 8:30 a.m. to

5 p.m. Sunday. Those who wish to attend must pre-pay with cash or check to register for the course. Call 06371-47-2171 or e-mail for more information.

The Kaiserslautern Transition Center periodically holds pre-separation briefings and quarterly pre-retirement briefings. These briefings are held at the Transition Center located on Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3245, Room 6. The pre-separation briefings are held the first Tuesday of the month and should be attended between 60 and 90 days out from separation date. Any Soldier considering retiring should attend the Pre-Retirement briefing.  Reservations are not necessary for the pre-separation briefing. For those wishing to attended the pre-retirement briefing or for more information, call

483-7071/7380 or 0631411-7071/7380.

SKIES Unlimited brings you an all new opportunity for children and teens ages 4 to 18. Lessons are offered in classic riding, dressage and vaulting. The stables are located just 15 minutes from Landstuhl. For more information, conact central enrollment at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122.

The Kaiserslautern Transition Center hosts a pre-separation briefing 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 3 in Bldg. 3245 on Kleber Kaserne. Soldiers are required to take this presentation at least 90 days prior to separating (not retiring) from the Army. To register, call 483-7071 or


The 7th U.S. Army Joint Multinational Training Command’s Training Support Center-Kaisers-lautern has training resources and Department of Army photo capabilities and is located in Bldg. 3266 on Kleber Kaserne. Opening hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. For details, call 483-7311 or 0631-411-7490.

U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern is hosting the next Officer Candidate School board March 3 to 6 at the garrison’s conference room in Bldg. 2933 on Pulaski Barracks. Enrollment packets must be turned in on an appointment basis only by Feb. 15 to the garrison’s directorate of human resources, Room 102 in

Bldg. 2933 on Pulaski Barracks. For more information, visit or e-mail

Spc. Vicent Holtzman at micah.holtzman@

The 26-and-under Intermediate Driving classes are given at 1 p.m. Thursdays at the U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern’s In-processing Training Center, Bldg. 3109 on Daenner Kaserne. Family members are welcome to attend. For more information, call


Employee Assistance Program-Substance Abuse Training for all Department of Army civilians is 10 to 11 a.m. Feb. 19 at the Learning Center, Bldg. 3718 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. This counts as one hour of the three-hour annual requirement for Department of Army civilians. This training will focus on the impact of addiction on families. For details, call Heather Robinson at 486-1710 or e-mail

Chapel news

The KMC chapter of the Military Council of Catholic Women (a Catholic women’s group) is holding its annual fundraiser, Mardi Gras Bingo Night, at 6 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Ramstein Northside Chapel Annex. Bingo cards will be sold for $5 each. The fundraiser will begin with a rosary, followed by pizza, drinks and dessert. All are welcome to attend. Childcare will be provided. For more information, e-mail or call Davina Gill at 06374-805939.

The 2009 Ramstein Air Base National Prayer Luncheon will be held Thursday at the

Ramstein Officers’ Club with Chaplain Maj. Gen. Cecil Richardson, U.S. Air Force chief

of chaplains, as the guest speaker. Tickets

cost $7.

The U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Chaplain’s Office hosts the 2009 National Prayer Breakfast from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Feb. 5 at

Kaiserslautern Community Activities Center, Bldg. 3109 on Daenner Kaserne. Tickets can be purchased from the garrison chaplain’s

office, Bldg. 2919 on Pulaski Barracks. For more information, call the chaplain’s office

at 493-4098 or 0631-3406-4098.

The KMC Catholic Service is accepting bids for the contract position of Ramstein Catholic religious education coordinator. The Ramstein Chapel is accepting bids until Jan. 31. The Statement of Work can be picked up at the North Chapel Monday through Friday. For details, call 480-5753.